Archive for the ‘Employee Volunteerism’ category

  1. A Thankful Food Drive

    The Farmington, CT office recently held a fun and competitive food drive to support FoodShare. FoodShare is an organization that helps feed more than 137,000 people in Hartford and Tolland counties. Employees were invited, either individually or as a team, to decorate a work station with reasons why they are thankful. Then, their office mates […]

  2. A Little Fall Refresh

    The OneBeacon Architects & Engineers team recently participated in its  annual volunteer day at South Park Inn’s Plimpton House in Hartford, CT. This group has volunteered together for the past six years, with the last four at this facility.  South Park Inn’s mission is to assist homeless people to improve their life situation by providing temporary […]

  3. Lending a Hand with Industry Mates

    Each fall we look forward to participating in the Insurance Industry Charitable Foundation’s Week of Giving (WoG).  This October, members of our Boston and Canton offices teamed up with local industry colleagues to volunteer at the Pine Street Inn. They weren’t afraid to get their hands a little dirty for a good cause, chopping and […]

  4. Plymouth Team Motivates for Twin Cities in Motion

    Authored by: Kayla Clark, Corporate Finance Last Saturday, 13 of our Plymouth-based employees participated in the Twin Cities in Motion 5K Run/Walk on the State Capitol Grounds in St. Paul, Minn. Despite it being a chilly October morning, all who participated enjoyed themselves and either met or exceeded their personal goals! A portion of each racer’s […]

  5. Back-to-School Spirit

    Our Boston office recently hosted a back-to-school donation drive to benefit The Home for Little Wanderers (“The Home”). We were inspired to organize the activity after representatives from The Home, including Development’s Rick Houpt, visited our office. We learned about how this 200-year-old nonprofit impacts the lives of 7,000 children each year through a network […]

  6. Scoring for Charity at Annual Soccer Tournament

    Last weekend, Team OneBeacon laced up its cleats to participate in the  SCORES Cup charity soccer tournament held at Gillette Stadium in Foxboro, Mass. This is the third consecutive year we’ve entered a team in the tournament thanks to a generous sponsorship from the OneBeacon Charitable Trust. This year’s event drew 40 teams from Boston-area companies […]

  7. Salem Hosts Flea Market Fundraiser

    Authored by: Deanna Sowers, Operations Our Salem, Virginia-based Operations team recently hosted their annual flea market fundraiser to benefit the American Cancer Society (ACS). There were various booths set up and a stream of buyers stopped by throughout the day. Those OneBeacon employees who donated items were able to sell many of them, raising $200 in […]

  8. Plymouth Helps Feed Needy Kids

    Last week, over 50 of our Plymouth teammates spent Tuesday afternoon volunteering at Feed My Starving Children in nearby Chanhassen, MN.  Founded in 1987, this organization hand-packs meals specially formulated for malnourished children, which are shipped to their partners around the world including orphanages, schools, clinics and feeding programs. During their two-hour shift, the group packed food for shipment to […]

  9. Stepping Forward to Fight Cancer

    For the past 11 years, members of our Salem office have supported the American Cancer Society by participating in its annual Relay for Life event. This early spring fundraising activity is a great way for our teammates to gather for an important cause and support those affected by cancer. As a corporate sponsor of the […]

  10. OneBeacon Puts AbilityFirst!

    It can be tricky to juggle both volunteering and participating at an event, but that’s just what OneBeacon Technology’s Elizabeth Marazzo did on a recent Saturday morning. The AbilityFirst Stroll & Roll is a fundraiser hosted on the Universal Studios Backlot where participants can run, walk or ride the course while enjoying visits with studio characters. […]